I see from Paul Heintz’ “Fair Game” column that one feature of every electoral season is in high gear: the debate over debates.
Apparent front-runner Phil Scott is doing what front-runners do: insisting on conditions that minimize his exposure. To wit, he wants beloved nutcase Bill “Spaceman” Lee to take part in all debates.
So, this week’s one-on-one with Sue Minter might turn out to be a one-off.
Which would be a shame, and a disservice to the electorate. The real contest is between Scott and Minter. There should be a thorough exploration of their ideas, and they need to be put to the test in direct confrontation without any moonbats cluttering up the stage and hogging one-third of the available time.
Scott insists he’s not being chicken, but let’s keep it a hundy. He is.
And now, let us consider two media outlets who have responded very differently to Scott’s ultimatum. Let’s see if you can guess which is which.